Viral video: Police debunk masked lady’s allegation of opulence against Inspector

The Lagos State Police Command, on Thursday, debunked allegation raised by a masked lady in a video on the social media accusing a police Inspector, Marcel Nnabugwu, of living in opulence and above his means.

The lady in the said video which had since gone viral on the internet, had alleged that Nnabugwu owns a property at No. 27, Remi Fani-Kayode Street, GRA, Ikeja worth N250 million, as well as exotic car with a customised license plate number titled “MCON”.

The lady had further alleged in the video that the moment the officer in question enters into any night club, the club shuts down to all customers to attend to his needs.

She had also estimated the officer to worth over N2 billion, claiming that he spent millions of Naira during his 30th Birthday party recently, and thereafter requested the police authorities to investigate the source of wealth of the officer whom she further alleged to be serving in Mopol 18 Owerri.

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Viral video: Police debunk masked lady’s allegation of opulence against Inspector

The Lagos State Police Command, on Thursday, debunked allegation raised by a masked lady in a video on the social media accusing a police Inspector, Marcel Nnabugwu, of living in opulence and above his means.

The lady in the said video which had since gone viral on the internet, had alleged that Nnabugwu owns a property at No. 27, Remi Fani-Kayode Street, GRA, Ikeja worth N250 million, as well as exotic car with a customised license plate number titled “MCON”.

The lady had further alleged in the video that the moment the officer in question enters into any night club, the club shuts down to all customers to attend to his needs.

She had also estimated the officer to worth over N2 billion, claiming that he spent millions of Naira during his 30th Birthday party recently, and thereafter requested the police authorities to investigate the source of wealth of the officer whom she further alleged to be serving in Mopol 18 Owerri.

But in a statement by the Police Public Relations…

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Ecuador Embassy debunks fake news on visa

The Embassy of Ecuador in Nigeria has refuted what it called a fake news published by several media houses over Ecuador and Nigeria signing a visa-free agreement for Nigerian citizens.

In a statement issued by Charge d’Affaires of Ecuador to Nigeria, Mr. Jaime Campas, it said the news was false and did not represent the views expressed at the event quoted.

The statement read, “The Embassy of Ecuador is presently headed by the Charge D’Affaires of Ecuador to Nigeria, Mr. Jaime Campas, as the former Ambassador, His Excellency, Leopoldo Rovayo, completed his tour and left Nigeria for his new position as Ambassador in Belarus on the 27th of April, 2018.

“The news about the Embassy signing a visa free agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria, for Nigerian citizens, as published by different media houses is completely false, and should be disregarded as the former Ambassador to Nigeria whose name was mentioned in the publication to have reached the agreement made no such…

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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as part of efforts to prevent flooding.

A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the dredging is expected to be undertaken by the ministry in conjunction with the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project.

Ishola stated that the Project Implementation Unit safeguard team would be displaying Environmental and Social Management Plan for dredging of streams and clearing of blocked drains.

“The effort to be undertaken in line with the Safeguard requirement of IUFMP sub-projects is to sensitise the general public on the social and environmental impact of the project,” he said.

He noted that the ESMP action would mitigate the negative impact of the project as stipulated by the guidelines of World Bank Projects.

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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as part of efforts to prevent flooding.

A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the dredging is expected to be undertaken by the ministry in conjunction with the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project.

Ishola stated that the Project Implementation Unit safeguard team would be displaying Environmental and Social Management Plan for dredging of streams and clearing of blocked drains.

“The effort to be undertaken in line with the Safeguard requirement of IUFMP sub-projects is to sensitise the general public on the social and environmental impact of the project,” he said.

He noted that the ESMP action would mitigate the negative impact of the project as stipulated by the guidelines of World Bank Projects.

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